Photo Challenge: Thirds in Ruins

This week’s challenge: compose your subject off-center, obeying the Rule of Thirds. Come, visit Kolmanskop, where diamonds once created an impossible dream..

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People used to live here, sheltered from the sand storms in the desert. In the end, the wind won…

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Wind, sand, rocks. Mother Nature in an unforgiving mood…

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The people tried, though. The desalination plant supplied short-lived hope.

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But only for a while. The dreams couldn’t match the reality. Only the walls remain, a silent monument to the men and women who dared to imagine they could tame the wilderness. The final chapter had an inevitable ending…

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